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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:35 am

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infinitimagnus wrote:If any of you are keeping track of Rescue Bots, I just picked up Chase and the ever-so-hard-to-find Boulder at the Walmart on Goldenrod and Hoffner in Orlando. Not for me but for my two year old. Starting him up real early...
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby jbellanca » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:00 am

infinitimagnus wrote:If any of you are keeping track of Rescue Bots, I just picked up Chase and the ever-so-hard-to-find Boulder at the Walmart on Goldenrod and Hoffner in Orlando. Not for me but for my two year old. Starting him up real early...


I finally found a Boulder - the last one - at the Target in Maitland.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby infinitimagnus » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:58 am

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jbellanca wrote:
infinitimagnus wrote:If any of you are keeping track of Rescue Bots, I just picked up Chase and the ever-so-hard-to-find Boulder at the Walmart on Goldenrod and Hoffner in Orlando. Not for me but for my two year old. Starting him up real early...


I finally found a Boulder - the last one - at the Target in Maitland.


Nice! It's funny, because I was just there last week and saw 2 there. Great pick up!
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby Lord Onixprime » Thu May 03, 2012 8:50 am

Found Boulder at my walmart the other day.

And what's this about someone looking for Topspin? I believe I saw one the other day at my Walmart.

Any lock on finding the series 2 bot shots or PRID Starscream and Bulkhead?
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby TransBat » Thu May 03, 2012 8:57 am

No sign of either Wave 3 of PRID Deluxes (Knock Out, Vehicon, HotShot, etc.) or the PRID Voyagers Bulkhead/StarScream in Gainesville yet.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby TransBat » Sat May 12, 2012 7:27 pm

After striking out a couple times this week at Target and Toys R Us, I managed to come across Hot Shot in one of my 2 Walmarts in Gainesville just now. No sign of Knock Out or the Vehicon, but there we also 8 Bees, 2 Cliffjumpers, and 1 each of Wheeljack, Ratchet, and Arcee. No Voyager Bulkhead or StarScream, and no more stock in the back according to their scanners.

Anyone else had any Wave 3 Deluxe or any of the new Voyager sightings in Florida?
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby Lord Onixprime » Sat May 12, 2012 10:06 pm

Nothing new from Prime since Wave 2, but I did find wave 2 of the Bot Shots, well, all except Mirage. Picked up Brawl, Ratchet and chase Bumblebee.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby TransBat » Sun May 20, 2012 4:59 pm

Just snagged 1 each TFP Deluxe Vehicon and Knock Out at my closest WalMart :) Left 9 BB, 3 Cliffjumpers, 2 Ratchets, 1 Arcee, 2 Hot Shots, and 1 Knockout on the shelf. No new Voyagers - 4 Prime and 1 Megatron on the shelf, and no more in the back according to their scanners. My Target is still nursing the same 8 BB and 2 Cliffjumpers it's had on the shelf for 2 weeks now. 3 Prime and 2 Megatron Voyagers were also on Target's shelf. No new sign of the newer Cyber Commander figures yet either.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby infinitimagnus » Sun May 20, 2012 6:00 pm

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Just saw TFP Voyager Bulkhead at one of the local TRU in Orlando. Didn't pick it up since I already have the Takara FE. Still on the look out for KO and Vehicon...
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby infinitimagnus » Sat May 26, 2012 8:22 pm

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Finally picked up TFP Knock Out and Vehicon at Walmart, Daytona Beach. Left 1 Knockout and 2 Hotshots. Also saw Cyberverse Dreadwing at TRU Orlando but I had to leave it. Holding out on the Voyager version...
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby infinitimagnus » Tue May 29, 2012 6:21 am

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Maybe someone has answered this question already, so forgive the repost. What's up with the missing faction symbols for TFPRIME RID? I've only seen the symbols on ALL TFP FE and select RID figures (I.e. voyagers and one other - Vehicon). Just asking out of curiosity.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby Sabrblade » Wed May 30, 2012 6:24 pm

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If anyone's still looking for the the DOTM deluxes of Dark Steel, Air Raid, Specialist Ratchet, and/or Armor Topspin, the Wal-Mart on N. Dale Mabry Hwy. directly south of the intersection with Waters Ave. in Tampa has all four.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby jbellanca » Wed May 30, 2012 6:27 pm

I found a Voyager Starscream at the Walmart on Semoran by the airport yesterday, and a few Hot Spot's in the Walmarts off Maitland Blvd west of I-4. Also picked up the last Knockout from those two stores. As of a few hours ago, each of those two Walmarts each had a Hotshot, and one had a Bulkhead.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby TransBat » Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:49 pm

After a long dry spell, I found the following at my local Wal Mart: 3 Shadow-Strike BBs, 1 Knockout, and 1 Dead End - no sign of Airachnid. 2 Energon Driller w/Knockout and 2 Star Hammer w/Wheeljack playsets were also available. Managed to snag the only Voyager Bulkhead at TRU as well.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby Lord Onixprime » Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:56 pm

TransBat wrote:After a long dry spell, I found the following at my local Wal Mart: 3 Shadow-Strike BBs, 1 Knockout, and 1 Dead End - no sign of Airachnid. 2 Energon Driller w/Knockout and 2 Star Hammer w/Wheeljack playsets were also available. Managed to snag the only Voyager Bulkhead at TRU as well.


Sounds about what I found the other day. 1 Ratchet, 1 Knockout, 1 Deadend, 2 Shadow-Strike BB. 2 of each cyberverse playset also.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby shockwave555 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:38 pm

im headed to florida this summer does anyone know a good place to find transformers :???:
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby infinitimagnus » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:43 pm

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TRU near millenia mall, and all targets and walmarts in the vicinity.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby jbellanca » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:53 pm

The TRU at 101 Town Center Blvd. up in Sanford/Lake Mary has one Fall of Cybertron Optimus Prime and one Jazz left… I just picked up a Jazz and (the last) Shockwave there. They're actually right on the endcap to the left of the main display… I almost missed them.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby TransBat » Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:41 pm

Found a small sampling of Fall of Cybertron Optimus (3 left) and Jazz (snagged the last one) at my Gainesville TRU. No sign of Shockwave. They were $14.99. Nothing new at Target or Walmart - their stock seems to be getting low again.
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby TransBat » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:48 am

So after what's been an eternity, my Target has reset their toy aisle a bit, and new figures have appeared! Fall of Cybertron Deluxe Wave 1 (3 Optimus, 2 Jazz), TF Prime RID Deluxe Shadow-Strike Bumblebee. The Optimus Maximus playset thing was also available, as were both TF Prime Weaponizers Bumblebee and Optimus Prime. I passed on all of them for now - still trying to find a FoC Shockwave ;)
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby Doubledealer93 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:51 am

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Im on my way to my families other house in kissimmee florida. Can anyone tell me if there are any good transformers prime toys there? Im going to the walmart in kissimmee
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Re: Florida Transformers sightings

Postby DevconSupreme » Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:31 am

Hey my fellow fans, I live in Volusia County in the Daytona Beach/Ormond beach area and stopped by Wal-Mart in Ormond and found 1 Voyager Dreadwing! I was wondering if it was gonna hit this area soon and today confirmed it! Be on the hunt cause he is showing up now! :APPLAUSE:
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Hasbro masterpiece thundercracker

Postby Dermalartist » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:15 pm

Since the moderators havent uploaded a link to directly post this on the toy sightings section, I'm letting everyone know that mp Thundercracker has been sighted, bought and sold out of the Fort Myers, Florida TRU. There were 4 figures, I bought 1 and a local customized bought the other 3. Just a heads up. They're out there in force now!!! Happy hunting!
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Re: Hasbro masterpiece thundercracker

Postby Dermalartist » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:18 pm

A link to my fb page is provided here for proof.

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Re: Hasbro masterpiece thundercracker

Postby IronhidesGhost » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:27 pm

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TRU in Manhattan has put out about 40-80 Thundercrackers. They have a 2/person limit. They are at $69 ($76 after tax). Saw a dude pick up three of them, told him "2 person limit"... he said, oh don't worry. I'll buy two up here and then run downstairs and buy the 3rd. Works every time. Great.... I have you to thank for not having a Vehicon.
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